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Standard 12: evaluate and use technology for teaching and learning

Seattle Pacific University teacher leadership standard 12 is centered around the use of technology in the classroom. According to the standard, digitally competent teachers “evaluate and use technology for teaching and learning”. 2,094 more words

Professional Development

Resources on Transforming a Library to a Learning Commons

The following are some resources that I have found that will help me with continuing to transform my school’s library into a learning commons. These resources resonated with me because I am currently in the process of transforming our shared school space. 870 more words

Primary Classroom: Digital Citizenship & Literacy Resources

Information and Digital Literacies in a Kindergarten Classroom: An I-LEARN Case Study

This article showcases a research project of how kindergarten students pursued an inquiry-based project using a systematic digital literacy approach called I-LEARN. 379 more words

Digital Etiquette

Why you should talk to your children about Cambridge Analytica

ByAmanda Third, Western Sydney University

Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie blew the whistle last month. He revealed the data analytics agency harvested Facebook data from more than 50 million individual profiles, matched these with electoral rolls, and then devised an algorithm that can use this data to predict and influence voting behaviours. 1,217 more words

Parent Point

The Struggle Must Be Real: Reflecting on Best Practices in Teaching Research

Today’s Contributor: Shawn Mauser

Before her students dubbed her the “Magical Ninja Librarian” of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders in 2007, Shawn Mauser spent 16 years teaching Language Arts and Social Studies in traditional classrooms.   1,069 more words

Power Skills

Does Tech Enhance Learning in the Classroom?

To say that technology enhances or does not enhance learning is a complicated question.  We live in the day and age of technology, and as educators, it is our responsibility to teach for the future and that future includes technology.  904 more words

Online Learning

Library to Learning Commons

It is an exciting time to be a teacher and a student. We have so many opportunities available at our finger tips. In order to meet the needs of my students and help them develop 21st century literacies, I am in the process of transforming our school library into a learning commons. 540 more words